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Capital : Bissau
Language :  Portuguese
Currency :  CFA franc
Population : 1 547 777
Area : 36 125 km2

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Guinea-Bissau facts

Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl and paczka-wiedzy.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.


1. 5% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

2. Over 62,000 motor vehicles are registered in this country (41 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

3. The national top-level domain is .gw . There are over 75 websites with this extension.

4. In this country there are more than 3,455 km of paved roads (0,01% of all roads in the world).

5. The country has 8 airports, 2 of the paved surface.

6. Full name of the country – Republic of Guinea-Bissau.

7. Political system – republic.

8. The highest point is only 300 m high.


Geography in Guinea-Bissau

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1. The country is 8.5 times smaller than Poland.

2. The main river is Cacheu.

3. Guinea-Bissau borders with such countries as: Guinea 386 km, Senegal 338 km.

4. The highest unnamed summit in the north-eastern part of the country is only 300 m above sea level.

5. In Guinea Bissau there are 16300 km2 of agricultural land (58% of the country).

6. The highest-ranked city in the country is Bolabá.

7. 20523 km2 of the country is covered by forests (73%)

8. In the central part of the country there is a savannah, and the swamps stretch along the shoreline.

60. The nearest capital in a straight line from Bissau is Banjul (Gambia) – 207 km.

61. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Bissau is Honiara (Solomon Islands) – 19457 km.


Finance in Guinea-Bissau

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1. The minimum wage is 19,030 CFA francs per month. In addition, everyone receives a sack of rice (data from 2013).

2. The level of inflation in 2018 is 2.5%.

3. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 1,100,000,000 (PLN 4,708,000,000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 1,350,000,000 (PLN 5,778,000,000).

4. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 was 30.8% of GDP, which is about: $ 338 800,000 (PLN 1,450,064,000),
2018 year was 33.2% GDP, i.e. around: $ 448,200,000 (PLN 1,918,296,000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 293 (PLN 1,253).

5. At the beginning of 2011 , foreign debt was around: $ 1 095 000 000 .

6. The most important export products are cashew nuts and peanuts.

7. The country has over $287,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0024% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).


Law in Guinea-Bissau

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1. The highest permitted speed of travel on the road is 60 km / h.

2. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.15 per mille.

3. In this country, women can get married at the age of 14 (with the consent of their parents), and men aged 16.

4. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last 233 days.

5. The last death penalty was made in 1986.


Education in Guinea-Bissau

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 6 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 67.

4. In this country there are 40.1% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 631,800 people).


Work in Guinea-Bissau

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1. The minimum wage is 19,030 CFA francs per month. In addition, everyone receives a sack of rice (data from 2013).

2. The unemployment rate is 6.1% (data from 2018).

3. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last 233 days.

4. The work week is 45 hours.


Best in Guinea-Bissau

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1. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

2. The highest unnamed summit in the north-eastern part of the country is only 300 m above sea level.

3. The highest-ranked city in the country is Bolabá.

4. The lowest temperature: 7 °C was measured at Farim.

5. The highest temperature: 43.6 °C was measured at Bafata.


Society in Guinea-Bissau

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1. In Guinea-Bissau, an average person consumes about 4 liters of pure alcohol per year.

2. The most drinks are spirits – 22%, then beer – 20%, wines – 15%, and other alcoholic beverages – 43%.

3. In 2013, 117 people died as a result of road accidents.

4. 83.6% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

5. The average IQ level is 67.

6. On average, a woman gives birth to 4.2 children.

7. In this country over 70,000 (2015) 120,000 (2018) people have access to the internet ( around 08% of the population).

8. About 65,000 (2015) 110,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

9. The population density is 44 people / km2.

10. The main religion is Islam – 52%.

11. The average age people living in this country is 19.9 years.

12. The country is around:
612,000 people (39.53%) in the age range 0-14 years.
884 000 people (57.14%) in the age range 15-64 years.
51,500 people (3.33%) over 65 years old.

13. In this country, about 51,700 children are born annually (3.3% of the population), and about 22,200 people die (1.4% of the population).

14. 16 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

15. 34% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

16. Only 14% of the population speak the official language – Portuguese.

17. It is one of the poorest countries. Over two thirds of the population live below the poverty line.

18. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 8 cigarettes a month.

19. The average life expectancy in this country is 46,8 years (women – 48,2 years and men – 45,3 years).


Symbols of Guinea-Bissau

1. Motto of the country – “Unity, Fighting, Progress”.


History of Guinea-Bissau

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1. Left-sided traffic was in effect until May 31, 1928.

2. Independence from Portugal was obtained on September 10, 1974.

3. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1977.

4. He joined the United Nations on September 17, 1974.


Language in Guinea-Bissau

1. Only 14% of the population speak the official language – Portuguese.


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What is the highest peak in Guinea-Bissau?

The highest peak in Guinea-Bissau is the unnamed elevation in the northeastern part of the country (300 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


Which Guinea Bissau has national colors?

National colors: red, yellow, green and black.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

A national animal is a mythical lion.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Guinea-Bissau?

Guinea-Bissau borders with such countries as: Guinea 386 km, Senegal 338 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 19.9 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 19,030 CFA francs per month. In addition, everyone receives a sack of rice (data from 2013).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Guinea-Bissau?

The population density is 55 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “Unity, Fighting, Progress”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 43.6 ° C was measured at Bafata.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: 7 ° C was measured at Farim.

answer: Marta